CIPS Advanced Diploma

You must have completed the CIPS Diploma before progressing onto the Advanced Diploma. If you have any resits or are unsure of your options, please contact our study centre team who are here to help you with any questions relating to your CIPS study and progression.

Typical job titles

  • Senior/Chief Buyer

  • Group/Senior Procurement/Purchasing Executive

  • Procurement Specialist

  • Category Manager

  • Contract Manager

  • Logistics Manager

  • Supply Chain Manager

Knowledge & skills

Has practical, theoretical or technical knowledge and understanding of procurement and supply and develops ways to address broadly defined, complex problems. Analyses, interprets and evaluates relevant information, concept and ideas and understands differing perspectives, approaches and ideas within the profession and the reasoning behind them. Can use relevant research or development to inform actions*

Robson Elliott - Senior CIPS Operations Executive

Your CIPS level 5 Advisor is…


CIPS Business Development Executive


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